Short courses 2022 - 2023

We are changing the majority of our courses to online delivery. Details of online courses are below and will be advertised widely as they become available, please keep an eye on this page for regular updates. Our face-to-face programme is detailed below, and subject to the latest Covid restrictions.


Our current program of short courses can be found below, but if you are interested in something not listed below, or would like to discuss us bringing one of our courses to you (either online or face-to-face), please contact ScHARR Short Course Unit to discuss a bespoke course. 

Short courses 2022-2023

How to Critically Appraise Research - ONLINE 7 - 8 December 2022
Qualitative Research Methods: An Introduction to the Diversity of Qualitative Research Methods (PART 1) - ONLINE 12 December 2022  
Qualitative Research Methods: Advanced Theory and Practice (PART 2) - ONLINE 26 January 2023
How to Understand Statistics in Research (NEW) ONLINE 10 - 31 January 2023 (4 x half days over 4 consecutive weeks) 
Systematic Approaches to Searching for Evidence - ONLINE 7 & 21 February 2023 (2 x half days)  
Rapid Review Methods - ONLINE 28 February and 7 March 2023
Creating Digital Accessible Teaching Materials (NEW) ONLINE 14 March 2023
The Application of Psychometrics for Measuring Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 1 (Face-to Face) 27 - 28 March 2023  
The Application of Psychometrics for Assessing Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 2 (Face-to Face) 29 - 31 March 2023  
A Complete Guide to Communicating your Research using Social Media, Video, Podcasts, Blogs and Infographics - ONLINE 25 - 26 April 2023
Advanced Simulation Methods  - ONLINE 15 - 25 May 2023 (6 half day sessions across 6 days)

Upcoming Courses

Cluster Randomised Trials Design and Analysis (NEW) Coming Soon   Register Interest
Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE) - ONLINE Next Intake TBC Register Interest
How to Quickly Synthesise Research - ONLINE Next Intake TBC Register Interest
Introduction to Adaptive Designs with Application (2 days) (NEW) Coming Soon  Register Interest
Introduction to Meta-analysis (NEW) Coming Soon   Register Interest
Introduction to 'R' - ONLINE Next Intake TBC  Register Interest
Real World Evaluations: Ten Key Principles for Evaluating Complex Health and Social Interventions - ONLINE Next Intake TBC  Register Interest
Scoping Reviews, Mapping Reviews and Evidence Gap Maps - ONLINE Next Intake TBC  Register Interest
Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis ONLINE Next Intake TBC  Register Interest
Utility Data for Use in Cost-effectiveness Models ONLINE

Next Intake TBC Register Interest

About the School of Health and Related Research

We are an International Centre of Excellence for Health Technology Assessment (HTA), Health Economics and Decision Modelling, Health Services Research and Public Health. We have over 20 years’ experience of providing worldwide knowledge transfer activities in the health and social care sector.

We recognise the pressures of studying and working at the same time. Short courses offer a flexible and alternative approach that can be completed to suit your work schedule. We offer variety in our portfolio of learning that will help you develop new analytical skills, in-depth disciplinary knowledge and the capacity to deploy critical thinking, all of which are essential to work effectively in health related organisations in a globalised world.

Knowledge Exchange (KE) allows us to utilise the impact of ScHARR’s research by applying our expert knowledge and skills in the real world of health and social care. Our support covers private industry, public and third sectors as well as other policy, decision-making and academic collaborations in health.